Social Movements & the (un)making of Solidarities

When? 11 to 15 September 2017 Where? Institut für Soziale Bewegung (Clemensstr. 17-19, 44789 Bochum)  Who? M.A. students of History and Social Sciences and selected PhD students

What the Summer School is about
Social movements and labour have been key forces contributing to building and strengthening democracies and creating institutions that democratically govern capitalism.
This summer school wants to explore the rise, development, challenges and innovative strategies of alliances and joint collective action between the so called „new“ and „old“ social movements and between the global South and the global North in their fight against repression and for the renewal of democratic space.
During this five-day summer school we will discuss the formation (and erosion) of solidarities across labour and other social movements, the innovative, multi-scalar strategies of such cross-movement networks to regain democracy and how these networks deal with multi-facetted repression, from social movement, labour and development studies perspective.
Lecturer Prof. Dr. Sabrina Zajak (Social Science), Prof. Dr. Stefan Berger (History)

Credits
5 ECTS for reading and discussing the english literature and organistaion of one day during summer school (presentation, moderation + ‚flexible format)

8 ECTS for reading and discussing the english literature and organistaion of one day during summer school (presentation, moderation + ‚flexible format + Seminar paper about 15-20 pages)

Application
Internal Students should apply via CampusOffice (VSPL)

UAMR-Students and from other Universities should apply via Mail
Contact Jonas Fischer (summer-school@rub.de)

Links & Downloads
Summer School Website
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